Pittsburgh City Paper
 staff clinched four first place finishes during last night’s 2022 Golden Quill Awards ceremony, a regional journalism competition honoring “professional and student excellence in print, broadcast, photography, videography and digital journalism in Western Pennsylvania and nearby counties in Ohio and West Virginia.”

Art Director Lucy Chen won for Excellence in Journalistic Craft Achievement, Illustration – News or Feature with her illustrated recipe in the 2022 Winter Guide, “Two belly-warming meal recipes for cold weather days.”

News Editor Jamie Wiggan added to our roster of wins for Excellence in Written Journalism, Profile – Division 3 with his ever-popular profile of Downtown’s last cobbler, written right as he was closing up shop for good: “A ‘Pittsburgh institution’ prepares to shutter after 48 years.”

Arts and entertainment editor Amanda Waltz won for Excellence in Written Journalism, Arts/Entertainment – Division 3 for her groundbreaking work investigating a culture of sexual harassment within Pittsburgh Irish Classical Theatre (PICT) in her story “Pittsburgh theater company accused of canceling show over alleged ‘sexual misconduct.‘”

And finally, Digital Editorial Coordinator Hannah Kinney-Kobre won for Excellence in Written Journalism, Criticism – Division 3 for her reviews of films that played in Pittsburgh in 2022, including a double feature of Dragon Inn and Goodbye, Dragon Inn, We’re All Going To The World’s Fair, and Mississippi Masala.

City Paper staff and collaborators were also named as finalists in multiple other categories…